Induction Day Information  

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  • Induction Day Schedule of Events coming soon!

USNA Gate access for Induction Day


29 June and 30 June Gate Access (I-Day minus one and I-Day)
  • Gate 8 Open 24 hours a day for both vehicles and pedestrians
    • Gate 8 will be the only gate authorized for candidate vehicle entrance
  • Gate 1 Vehicle Traffic: 6:00 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Gate 1 Pedestrian Traffic: 5:00 a.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Gate 3 Pedestrian Traffic: 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Gate 3 Vehicle Traffic:
    6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.: INBOUND traffic only
    9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.: CLOSED
    3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.: OUTBOUND traffic only
    6:00 p.m to 6:00 a.m.: CLOSED

*Please Note: All parents will be allowed to drive onto to the Naval Academy yard with their son or daughter's Permit to Report letter in order to drop off their midshipmen candidate. However, no vehicles will be permitted to park on the yard. The Permit to Report letter is only valid for June 30th, 2016. All family and friends are encouraged to park at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and take the free shuttle buses to Alumni Hall. There is a $5 charge to park at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

Due to congestion and increased security measures at the entrances to the Academy, it is recommended those reporting to the Naval Academy for admission and those traveling with them use the shuttle from Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

Important information for state driver’s licenses or identification cards from Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico or Washington and identification cards from American Samoa: Due to the REAL ID Act of 2005, Pub.L. 109–13, 119 Stat. 302, enacted May 11, 2005, individuals presenting driver’s licenses or identification cards from the above states and territory must provide a second form of identification. Individuals who provide credentials from states that do not meet Real ID Act requirements must provide an additional approved form of ID listed in table 12-1 of CNICINST 5530.14a, Ashore Protection Program. This table can be found here

Bus Service (Induction Day Only)


From 5:45 a.m to 10 p.m. USNA will provide bus service from Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium to Alumni Hall. At approximately 8 a.m. bus service will continue to the Visitor's Center and the Midshipmen Store parking lot.

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